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Stillaguamish Marine U&A Allowed to Proceed [U.S. v. Washington Subproceeding 17-03]

Here are the materials in United States v. Washington [subproceeding 17-03] or Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians v. State of Washington (W.D. Wash.): 60 Motion for Reconsideration of Contempt Motion 61 DCT Order Denying Reconsideration 64 Upper Skagit MTD 65 Tulalip … Continue reading

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Materials (so far) in Stillaguamish U&A Subproceeding

Here are the materials in United States v. Washington subproceeding 17-03 (W.D. Wash.): 1 Motion for Leave 3 DCT Order Granting Request 4 Stillaguamish Request for Determination 47 Stillaguamish Motion for Contempt 54 Tulalip Response 55 Swinomish Response 56 Stillaguamish … Continue reading

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In-House Tribal Attorney Posting: Stillaguamish Tribe

STILLAGUAMISH TRIBAL ATTORNEY The Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians, a sovereign, federally-recognized Tribe, is looking to hire an in-house Tribal Attorney with a minimum of three years’ experience in federal Indian law, to serve the Tribe as it collectively defines its … Continue reading

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Washington Appellate Court Rejects Tribal Immunity in Land Case

Here is the opinion in Smale v. NORTEP, a Washington Court of Appeals (Div. 1) case involving the Stillaguamish Tribe. Here is an excerpt: The Smales sought to quiet title to property they claimed they had acquired through adverse possession … Continue reading

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ICT Editorial on Carcieri

From ICT: Decision’s in. ‘Now’ begins work to fix Carcieri The Supreme Court’s Feb. 24 decision in Carcieri v. Salazar is a significant defeat for the Narragansett Tribe, and perhaps for hundreds of other Indian tribes not federally recognized in … Continue reading

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